Rainy Days and Sunday

And now I find myself singing The Carpenters Rainy Days and Mondays. For those of you who have no idea who The Carpenters are, here you go. Years before moving to Texas, we heard much about the drought.  Since moving to Texas, we’ve seen more than our fair share of rain.  Last weekend was stormsContinue reading “Rainy Days and Sunday”

Georgette and the Great Southeast Adventure – Part 7 & 8

Our time at Camp Wilderness was done, we were packed and on the road again.  This time our stop was the Greensboro Campground in Greensboro, NC. The campground was clean and simple, but sat right off the interstate.  While there was certainly traffic noise, it wasn’t as noticeable as I expected it would be.  TheContinue reading “Georgette and the Great Southeast Adventure – Part 7 & 8”

A Visit to the Farmy (Long Post, Lots – o – Pictures)

When hubby and I first decided to switch direction and move to a more self-sufficient lifestyle in the country, I began searching for other like-minded folks. My search lead me to a blog, written by a woman who lives here in Central Illinois. Immediately, I knew I would enjoy following Cecilia’s blog posts over at TheContinue reading “A Visit to the Farmy (Long Post, Lots – o – Pictures)”

Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Or at least I hope some of you have noticed my absence from blogging. My family and I just returned from a trip to Missouri and Texas. We visited with friends in Missouri and visited family in Texas. On the way back home we stopped in Missouri again to look at some property we’ve hadContinue reading “Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder”

Crazy Acres

We have put our crazy plan wheels in motion, which means we put our car wheels in motion and made a drive down to the Missouri Ozarks to look at some property. I found out about some properties via a member of a website forum called Homesteading Today.  I had posted a question on the forum about property and she responded withContinue reading “Crazy Acres”

Success

Surrounding yourself with people who will help you along the way is vital to success. A few months ago, I stumbled across a blog written by a woman who has a small hobby farm and she’s here in Central Illinois. I’ve very much enjoyed following her blog and through a series of conversations we’ve hadContinue reading “Success”